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Mohammad Abdullah and his family estimate that fewer than 30 Uighur families still live in India [Sunaina Kumar/Al Jazeera]

For Uighur exiles, Kashmir is heaven

  • Mon, 12/19/2016 - 20:34

A second and third generation of Uighurs far removed from their Chinese homeland find home in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Rise of the Chinese National Security State Under Xi Jinping

  • Mon, 12/19/2016 - 20:18

Under Xi Jinping, domestic and external security concerns have risen to the top of China's thinking and policy priorities.

China invents the digital totalitarian state

  • Thu, 12/15/2016 - 17:41

The worrying implications of its social-credit project

How China’s repression in Xinjiang can backfire, again - Passport plan could create the problem China hopes to solve

  • Mon, 12/12/2016 - 20:20

China’s latest move against Uyghur secessionism may be unwittingly fostering the ideologies and terrorist violence that it seeks to suppress, Joshua Tschantret writes.

International Human Rights Day: Religious Rights Are Human Rights

  • Fri, 12/09/2016 - 23:13

Last week the Prime Minister confirmed that freedom of religion and freedom of speech lie at the heart of Britain’s “strong tradition” of religious tolerance. Tomorrow, as we mark International Human Rights Day, it is vital to remember that religious rights are human rights.

U.S. President Barack Obama signs into law the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, December 14, 2012. © 2012 Reuters

A New US Tool for Human Rights Accountability

  • Fri, 12/09/2016 - 23:01

President-Elect Trump Should Enforce Law – and China is a Good Place to Start

The People's Republic of the Disappeared

  • Wed, 12/07/2016 - 20:15

From black jails to residential surveillance, Beijing has been trying to normalize enforced disappearances for a decade.

Who is Chinese? The upper Han

  • Thu, 11/17/2016 - 19:38

The world’s rising superpower has a particular vision of ethnicity and nationhood that has implications at home and abroad

Legislators abroad unite for religious freedom

  • Mon, 11/14/2016 - 22:04

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The Story of a Uyghur Freedom Fighter in a Journalistic Career

  • Mon, 11/14/2016 - 22:00

I would like to share with you a simple but impressive story of a Uyghur lady in exile, who has been fighting with a dragon, the Chinese government, using her broadcasting profession as a weapon.